June 2006 - March 2008
Programme: INTERREG III B – ARCHIMED 2000-2006
Title: Elevating and Safeguarding Culture Using Tools of the Information Society: Dusty traces of the Muslim culture
Lead Partner: Leader Educational Approaches In Virtual Technology Laboratory (Earthteam), Department Of Primary Education; University of Ioannina
Partners: Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Heritage Agency, University of Cyprus, University of Patras
Thanks to this project it was edited and published a scientific publication of 500 pages, 1300 photos, 25 of which are 3D photons, and 200 plans. A dedicated web site and a virtual reproduction of a representative monument of the area are two other important outputs of the project, to promote a new and positive perception of Muslim cultural heredity and dissemination of this opinion through the use of ICT platforms in cultural domains.
Thanks to the application of innovative tools and communication technologies (ICT), the project succeded in enhancing and preserving the traces of Ottoman-Muslim cultural heritage, from 15th to 20th century, found on the coasts of Western Greece (Epirus, Aitoloakarnania, Peloponnese), Cyprus and South-East of Italy.